Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach

Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach Author(s): Robert A. Carman Emeritus, Hal M. Saunders

Difference between 10th and 9th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 10th and 9th editions

  • Period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2014 vs 2010).
  • For the first time Saunders and Carman's Mathematics for the Trades book was published in 1981.
  • As the previous Ninth edition, the updated text comprises 12 chapters.
  • The former section 5-2 "English Units and Unit Conversion" is now referred as the "5-2. U.S. Customary Units and Unit Conversion"
  • Sections 5-2 and 5-3 include additional examples and problems involving dosage calculations and conversions.
  • Section 5-4 "Direct Measurements" offers new material on reading water meters, electric meters, ohmmeters, and dial gauges.
  • The former Chapter 11 "Advanced Algebra" is now entiled "Intermediate Algebra" to more accurately describe its content.
  • Section 12-1 "Reading and Constructing Graphs" includes graphs in which bars contain multiple sections.
  • The former 1-1 "Working with Whole Numbers" is relabeled as "Reading, Writing, Rounding, and Adding Whole Numbers"
  • The former 7-5 "Solving More Equations and Formulas" is relabeled as "Solving More Equations and Solving Formulas"
  • The former 8-2 "Area and Perimeter of Polygons" is relabeled as "Perimeter of Polygons and Area of Quadrilaterals"
  • The Calculator Appendix has been removed.
  • About 350 new applications have been added to the examples and the exercise sets. Several outdated applied problems have been removed from the text.
  • Chapter sections have been reorganized so that the applied examples now appear at the end of each section. The chapter-opening cartoons have been replaced with photographs depicting specific occupations.
10th Edition of
Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach
eBook, 848 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780321952677
Published by: Pearson, March 03, 2014
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Paperback, 848 pages
ISBN-10: 013334777X
ISBN-13: 9780133347777
Published by: Pearson, January 10, 2014
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9th Edition of
Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach
Paperback, 864 pages
ISBN-10: 0136097081
ISBN-13: 9780136097082
Published by: Pearson, January 13, 2010
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8th Edition of
Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach
Paperback, 848 pages
ISBN-10: 0132321025
ISBN-13: 9780132321020
Published by: Pearson, February 15, 2007
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  • The new 10th edition costs $103.61 more then used book.
  • 9th edition is $57.02 cheaper then the 10th edition.

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